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Old 12-02-2008, 06:25 PM   #1
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how fast does the Team Losi 8ight goes. I've looked at it a lot and it looks sweet. I have a Traxxas Revo 3.3 right now, but I want a buggy, so you know. Lol um yea, thanks for the info guys.
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Old 12-02-2008, 09:06 PM   #2
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It's hard to put a speed on a buggy with everything considered. You have your engine, gear ratio, conditions ect. Any one of those things can make a buggy go faster. If you want a good estimate I would say it goes 40-45mph with stock gearing.
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The 8 is a great buggy and can be had pretty cheap since the 8 2.0 came out.
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Most 1/8 buggies and truggies if set up the same are all in the 40-45 MPH speed limit, but if you plan to race, its makes no difference whatsoever, unless you are drag racing. If its just all out speed you want, get one of them new brushless, lipo traxxas things 80+ MPH right out of the box. Real fun for going up and down your street fast, which is fun for about 10 minutes
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:24 AM   #5
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Thanks guys. I don't want a street car, I want something that can be driven on the dirty and taken off of jumps. Like the 8ight. The 8ight looks like it takes off really fast and has great throttle control.
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The 8ight does respond very well to throttle input. Plus the kit version is very durable.
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:36 AM   #7
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to answer your question, with a mach 427 and stock gearing and BALD tires i got the 8ight to 42mph. with a go 5 port .21 with stock gearing and bald tires i got it to 46 mph. I have a radar gun
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